Federal government

April 29, 2019
Last month, PSAC raised concerns that the money the government had earmarked for Phoenix-related costs in the 2019 Budget was well below what is required. In a recent meeting of the Senate Financial Committee on National Finance that analysis was confirmed.
March 19, 2019
PSAC welcomes the new funding commitments made in today’s budget to address the Phoenix pay disaster, but they fall significantly short of what is required to end the pay nightmares of Canada’s federal public service workers.
February 27, 2019
This morning, over 500 PSAC members rallied and blocked entry into two major federal government buildings in Ottawa as they expressed their mounting frustrations with Phoenix and urged the Trudeau government for more action. “We have told this government that if they do not make more progress in paying our members correctly, and compensate them for the massive impacts of this disaster, that we would escalate our actions. That’s why we’re here today.” said PSAC President Chris Aylward.
February 26, 2019
The recent Public Service Employee Survey confirms the massive impact it has had on hundreds of thousands of workers.
November 16, 2018
PSAC is taking action in response to Parks Canada Agency's failure to meet the implementation deadline for the latest collective agreement. This will affect nearly 5,000 PSAC members working in Parks Canada locations across the country.
October 2, 2018
In the lead-up to the development of the annual federal budget, the House of Commons Finance Committee invites recommendations from interested parties and individuals. PSAC made the following recommendations for the 2019 budget.
February 1, 2018
PSAC joins all those celebrating Black History Month by acknowledging the contributions of Black Canadians across the country and throughout our history.
June 8, 2017
PSAC is calling on members to boycott the government’s National Public Service Week, to be held June 11 to 17, 2017. Hollow recognition The event is supposed to mark the importance of federal public service employees and to recognize their service to Canadians. Yet thousands of public service workers are still having financial troubles because of the Phoenix pay system.
June 19, 2015
PSAC is opposed to the government’s new security screening policy
June 1, 2015
FACT: Unused sick days aren’t a “perk.” Federal government workers can’t cash out unused sick days or use them to retire early. It is misleading to cost unused sick leave as a $5 billion “liability”. Federal government workers can’t cash out their sick leave or use it to retire early. In fact, workers must leave any unused sick leave behind when they retire. That means that without more data, we can’t know how much is used and how much is left behind.

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